Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
gun violence started today. the nra got a seat at the table. crag bosswell has more. >> you all know this is a complicated issue. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will have a list of proposals to help reduce gun violence ready for president obama by tuesday. >> a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. >> reporter: he's focused on the types of weapons to be owned and month the suggestions from the task force is a ban on high-capacity gun clips and closing what is called the gun show loophole. the administration said it's looking for legislative proposals and may try executive action. >> the truth is that through executive action, it's very tough for the white house to make that much of a difference and they not going ban the show or close the gun show loophome. >> reporter: they say attendance is up dramatically. the loophole allows unlicensed sellers to sell weapons without a background check. president obama asks r the task force after the mass shooting of 20 school children and six educators in newtown, connecticut, last month. >> and th
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
is proposed could have prevented connecticut. >> reporter: nra is proposing an epic battle. >> this is less about protecting our children than it was about using our children to promote an antigun agenda. >> reporter: some lawmen are vowing to ignore the restrictions. >> i don't think it is reasonable for anyone to think i'll enforce federal gun laws in my county. >> reporter: other recommendations that need congressional action include funding for more police officers and money for public health research on gun violence. updated legislation on the ban will be updated next week. the first hearing on the president's proposals are scheduled for the end of the month. >>> coming up, jury deliberations begin in the former police officer accused of killing a woman in a child custody dispute. >> a college football player learns his girlfriend doesn't exist. was he duped or is he lying? reaction to the story next. >> more on this snow. is it coming? how far north is it coming? we'll look at the evening forecast and see when and where we may start seeing snow in the next few hours. that's coming up.
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, her husband, mark kelly and wayne lapierre from the nra testified and frequently sparred with the senate panel about how to solve the gun violence problem. fox's jennifer davis has more now. >> you must act. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabby giffords makes an emotional appeal for tougher gun laws. speaking haltingly two years after she was shot in the head during an assassination attempt that killed six. >> too many children are dieing. too many children. >> reporter: giffords made her dramatic surprise appearance at congress's first hearing on gun controlness is the newtown massacre. the white house and many democrats are pushing ifer re- enstating the assault weapon's game limiting the ammunition magazines to 10 rounds and mandating universal background checks to close the so-called gun show loophole. >> the best way to stop a bad guy from getting the gun in the first place is a good background check. >> reporter: the head of the nra said more school security and mental health resources are what is really needed, adding his group o
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> vice president biden will meet with the nra and other gun owner's groups tomorrow. president obama thes the new policy proposals on his desk by the end of the month. >> and. >>> the labor secretary is leaving the obama administration n. an e-mail message, she submitted her resignation let or wednesday afternoon and made the decision to leave after discussing it with her family and close friends. >>> the white house chief of staff is expected to replace treasury secretary tim geithner. white house officials have not confirmed it but sources are saying that president obama will choose this man, jack lou, to lead the treasury department. an announcement could come by the end of the week. he previously led the office of management and budget and oversaw international economic issues at the state department. >>> more details are coming in now about the presidential inauguration. the inaugural poet is richard blanco. he's the gay son of cuban american exiles whose work explores his family's experiences and in a new country. the inauguration is monday january 21st. [ singing ] mesh, america. >